Sample of rescued dogs shows link between gut microbiome, aggressiveness

A groundbreaking study of more than two dozen rescued dogs, some aggressive and some not, showed a clear link between aggressive behavior and the microbes that live in the dogs’ guts.

Machine-learning research at OSU unlocking molecular cages’ energy-saving potential

Nanosized cages may play a big role in reducing energy consumption in science and industry, and machine-learning research at Oregon State University aims to accelerate the deployment of these remarkable molecules.

OSU first in region, third in nation in Department of Energy cybersecurity competition

A student team from the Oregon State University College of Engineering placed third nationally out of 70 teams in the Department of Energy’s CyberForce Competition.

Mosquitoes, other blood-sucking flies have been spreading malaria for up to 100 million years

The microorganisms that cause malaria, leishmaniasis and a variety of other illnesses today can be traced back at least to the time of dinosaurs, a study of amber-preserved blood-sucking insects and ticks show.

Manta rays’ food-capturing mechanism may hold key to better filtration systems

Manta rays strain their tiny food from mouthfuls of seawater in a novel way that could hold the key to better filtration in a variety of commercial applications, new research by Oregon State University shows.

Research finds quakes can systematically trigger other ones on opposite side of Earth

New research shows that a big earthquake can not only cause other quakes, but large ones, and on the opposite side of the Earth.

Weller to lead OSU School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Oregon State University College of Engineering has announced that Thomas Weller is the new head of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, effective today.

Diverse salmon populations enable ‘resource surfing’ bears to eat tons of fish

Research shows that Kodiak brown bears that sync their stream-to-stream movements to salmon spawning patterns eat longer and more than bears that don’t.

Gonorrhea researchers identify novel route to vaccine, new antibiotic

Researchers have identified a protein that powers the virulence of the bacteria that causes gonorrhea, opening the possibility of a new target for antibiotics and, even better, a vaccine.

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